BASA News

Thermal Analysis of Composites, Adhesives, Polymers, Elastomers and Sealants

Published: 19 October 2018

The increasing role of thermal analysis and calorimetry techniques used to assess polymers, composites, adhesives, elastomers and sealants not only provides opportunities, but also measurement challenges. This seminar aims to bring together scientists, engineers and industry specialists to present and discuss the research, innovative developments, best practice and measurement solutions offered using the wide ranging thermal analytical techniques.

ESIG Solvents Award for downstream users of solvents

Published: 07 October 2018

ESIG, the sector group for solvents at CEFIC, has launched the 1st Solvents Award. Applications are open to downstream users of solvents, including anyone involved in the distribution, formulation, storage or use of a solvent.

Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal

Published: 25 September 2018

The UK Government technical notice on Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal has now been published. BASA Members can log into the Members only area to access all information relevant to the adhesives and sealants industry, in General Content > Brexit

Beardow Adams SAS, Colombia – Latin American expansion

Published: 22 August 2018

Having successfully established Beardow Adams do Brasil Adesivos in Sao Paolo, Brazil during 2017, Beardow Adams has taken the steps to support further growth in Latin America and inaugurated our latest subsidiary, Beardow Adams SAS in Bogota, Colombia.

CIA Events Diary - August Edition

Published: 17 August 2018

Please find attached the August edition of the CIA Events Diary. To view and book onto any advertised courses please visit the Training and Events section on the CIA website

Funding Now Available to Support UK Industry in Boosting Productivity in Chemical Sector - Wednesday 17 October 2018

Published: 16 August 2018

The Science Technology and facilities council is a multidisciplinary research organisation that operates large-scale national laboratories with key experimental and computational capabilities. They are currently running a funding programme that gives companies access to our facilities and expertise. One of their focus areas is the chemical sector and STFC have organised an event on Wed 17 October 2018 at the Centre of Process Innovation to promote the funding programme. BASA Member Companies are encouraged to review this information and think about attending.

BASA Statement regarding a potential ban on the use of Combustible materials in external walls

Published: 08 August 2018

Following the publication of the governments consultation paper on banning the use of combustible materials in the external walls of high rise residential buildings, The British Adhesives & Sealants Association (BASA) would support the views of the Construction Products Association that any ban needs to support the principle that external building façades should not promote the spread of fire.

CEFIC Chemical Trends Report - August 2018

Published: 06 August 2018

Cefic publishes monthly Chemicals Trends summary reports providing a snapshot of the chemical industry performance in the 28 countries of the European Union and is based on data released by Eurostat. Issued monthly, the present report distils Eurostat data into top 10 areas: economic and business climate, output, producer prices, total sales, domestic sales, extra-EU exports, extra-EU imports, consumption, capacity utilisation and employment.

Instarmac - Stay Connected

Published: 02 August 2018

UltraTileFix, home to premium tile adhesives, grouts and levelling compounds, have created a variety of communication channels to help their customers access information in a way perfectly suited to them